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Atlanta

Freddy Adu shoots down rumors he’s in talks with NASL side Atlanta Silverbacks – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerFormer MLS and US national team starlet Freddy Adu shot down rumors Friday that he is in talks to revive his career with the NASL’s Atlanta Silverbacks. Silverbacks head coach and technical director Eric Wynalda on Wednesday told SI.com that he wanted …Atlanta signs Carrillo and Burgos, sets sights on AduSoccer America all […]

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Oakland

As spring training games start, Josh Donaldson thinking ahead for Oakland … – The Birmingham News – al.com

As spring training games start, Josh Donaldson thinking ahead for Oakland …The Birmingham News – al.comThe first games of Major League Baseball’s spring training are scheduled for Tuesday, but former Faith Academy star Josh Donaldson is thinking about October. This October, he wants the Oakland Athletics to get past the Detroit Tigers into the World […]

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Sports

MLB notebook: Collision rule added – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldMLB collision rule leaves exceptions: Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.Baseball news: Collision-at-home rule adopted for 2014Detroit Free PressMLB will continue to allow collisions with catchers, but a […]

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Oakland

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appeal – San Jose Mercury News

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appealSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — A federal appeals court Thursday granted San Jose’s request for speedy consideration of its claim that Major League Baseball violated U.S. antitrust law by keeping the Oakland A’s from moving to the city. San Jose’s lawyers had asked the …Expedited schedule […]

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miami

Should Beckham have registered as a Miami-Dade County Hall lobbyist? – MiamiHerald.com

Should Beckham have registered as a Miami-Dade County Hall lobbyist?MiamiHerald.comIn June, during his early days exploring Miami as a location for his expansion Major League Soccer franchise, David Beckham toured Florida International University’s stadium with his business partner, an eager investor, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google

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nashville

How a group of fans created Nashville FC, a supporter-owned soccer club in … – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerTwo young professionals in Nashville had that very thought on their minds last May. They weren’t soccer nuts, per se. But like most Nashvillians, their Music City pride ran deep, as did their love of their local sports teams. And that pride had taken a … …read more Source: Nashville News From Google

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kiev

FC Dallas sign Colombian attacker Andrés Escobar on loan from Dynamo Kiev – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comColombian striker Andres Escobar has joined on loan from Ukrainian powerhouse Dynamo Kiev, as the 22-year-old attacker teams up with fellow Colombian Fabian Castillo. Escobar is Dallas’ second new signing this week, as Honduran midfielder Hendry …FC Dallas signs Andres Ramiro Escobar on loanGoal.com AmericaFC Dallas acquires Andres Escobar on loan from Dynamo KievBig D […]

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New York

Alex Rodriguez drops lawsuits – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Suspended New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez abandoned his fight against Major League Baseball on Friday, dropping his lawsuit for tortious interference in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Rodriguez also withdrew lawsuits …Rodriguez accepts season-long suspensionMiamiHerald.com all 221 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google

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Sports

Beckham, MLS to reveal plans for Miami team – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAmid reports that Major League Soccer has awarded a franchise to David Beckham, the soccer legend will reveal progress toward locating the team in Miami during a downtown news conference Wednesday morning. Beckham and Major League Soccer …MLS to Miami and David Beckham’s crazy weekPhilly.comBeckham wants to own MLS team in MiamiGMA NewsDavid Beckham reportedly […]

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miami

MLS Team In Miami One Step Closer As Beckham Heads Back To S.Fla. – CBS Local

CBS LocalMIAMI (CBSMiami) — Major League Soccer in Miami is one step closer to becoming reality. David Beckham is coming back to South Florida for what’s sure to be a star-studded affair amid plans to bring his pro-soccer team to Miami. Beckham, his investment …Beckham-Miami deal one step closer; local visit plans revealedMiamiHerald.com all 7 […]

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Sports

Baseball: Pitchers unsure about new hat – NorthJersey.com

NorthJersey.comMajor League Baseball will unveil a protective cap for pitchers to test during spring training, hoping to curtail blows to the head such as the one Oakland’s Brandon McCarthy endured in 2012 in which he suffered a brain contusion and skull fracture. Big league …Baseball will test protective cap for pitchersSTLtoday.comMajor League Baseball approves padded […]

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Sports

Pitchers’ protective caps approved – ESPN

ESPNIn the nearly 17 months since then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was struck in the head by a line drive and suffered life-threatening brain injuries, Major League Baseball says it has received and tested numerous prototypes from different …MLB approves new headgear to protect pitchers, but how much protection do …SI.comMLB approves protective caps; Brandon […]

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miami

Miami-Dade County to begin negotiations with David Beckham investors over … – MiamiHerald.com

Miami-Dade County to begin negotiations with David Beckham investors over …MiamiHerald.comA downtown Miami soccer stadium could begin to take shape soon once negotiations begin in earnest Tuesday between Miami-Dade County and retired soccer star David Beckham’s investors, who are trying to create a new Major League Soccer team. Miami …Leaders Search For Perfect Spot For […]

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Sports

Tampa Bay Rays sign Australian relief pitcher Grant Balfour on two-year deal – Herald Sun

Herald SunAUSTRALIAN relief pitcher Grant Balfour has agreed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the Major League Baseball club announced on Thursday. The contract reportedly will bring the former Oakland A’s closing relief ace $US12 million ($A13.6 …NY Mets had interest in Grant Balfour before he signed with RaysNew York Daily NewsBalfour signs […]

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Entertainment

‘Survivor: Cagayan’ Features All-New Cast Members, Splits Contestants Into … – AceShowbiz

AceShowbizThe President of the Miami Marlins Major League Baseball team, a former NBA star and an ex-NFL cheerleader are among the 18 brand-new castaways to compete in the 28th season of the reality series. Tweet …‘Survivor’: San Jose ‘beauty’ among new cast announced by CBSSan Jose Mercury NewsMiami Marlins’ David Samson set for ‘Survivor’MiamiHerald.comMiami Marlins […]

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Sports

Notebook: History points to Masahiro Tanaka risk – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThat is the question when evaluating Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who’s expected to sign a Major League Baseball contract for more than $100 million sometime this week, and has already met with the Cubs and White Sox. If Tanaka approximates …Theo Epstein proud of Rickettses for sticking with long-term planChicago Sun-TimesWhile waiting for Tanaka […]

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Sports

MLB approves expanded replay, starts this season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball vaulted into the 21st century of technology on Thursday, approving a huge expansion of instant replay in hopes of eliminating blown calls that riled up players, managers and fans. (Jan. 16). Loading… Post to Facebook. MLB approves …Major League Baseball approves expanded instant replay, managers can …New York Daily NewsMLB’s new […]

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Sports

Major League Baseball Adopts Expanded Replay Review – New York Times

New York TimesManagers will not be able to challenge the so-called neighborhood play at second base. Bill Kostroun/Associated Press. PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Major League Baseball will greatly expand replay review of close calls starting in the 2014 season.Here’s Everything That Can Be Reviewed Under The New MLB Instant Replay …San Francisco ChronicleMLB replay system […]

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Los Angeles

Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw have deal – ESPN

ESPNThe Los Angeles Dodgers and Clayton Kershaw have agreed on a seven-year, $215 million deal, sources with knowledge of the situation said. Kershaw has an out clause after five years. It is the richest deal for a pitcher in Major League Baseball history, …Kershaw, Dodgers reach record dealMLB.comClayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers agree to $215M […]

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Sports

If Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs, they didn’t obviously … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDuring his appearance on 60 Minutes on Sunday, Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch — Major League Baseball’s key witness in its case to suspend Alex Rodriguez — detailed the performance-enhancing drug program that allegedly allowed Rodriguez to …Judge deals blow to A-Rod’s planned lawsuitCBSSports.comRodriguez May File Unredacted MLB Lawsuit, Judge SaysBloombergJudge: Decision in A-Rod suit […]

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Sports

Alex Rodriguez will seek injunction to halt suspension Monday – Fox News

Fox NewsThe attorney for New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez will file an injunction in federal court Monday morning in an attempt to stop a season-long suspension from Major League Baseball from taking effect. Joe Tacopina confirmed that planned filing to New …Text of statements on A-Rod ’60 Minutes’ segmentBoston.comNew York Yankees – TeamReportChicago TribuneMorosi: […]

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Sports

MLB Witness Outlines A-Rod’s PED Program on 60 Min – ABC News

ABC NewsMajor League Baseball’s key witness in its case against Alex Rodriguez said he designed and administered an elaborate doping program for the 14-time All-Star starting in 2010. Anthony Bosch, the founder of the now shuttered Florida anti-aging clinic, …Morosi: Messy realities of A-Rod investigation may cost MLB laterFOXSports.comNew York Yankees – PlayerWatchChicago TribuneBosch says […]

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Sports

60 Minutes’ A-Rod piece incites MLB, union fight – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMajor League Baseball and the players association, which previously had maintained a tone of respect and cooperation through the messy Alex Rodriguez ordeal, appear ready to get down into the muck with him. Both organizations issued critical statements …Arbitrator reduces Alex Rodriguez’s PED suspension to 162 games, plus …Washington PostAnthony Bosch: A-Rod ‘knew they […]

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Sports

All you need to know about Alex Rodriguez’s suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe basics on Alex Rodriguez’s record-breaking 162-game suspension for his ties to performance-enhancing drug use: The penalty: Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz upheld 162 games of a 211-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball in August …Odds against Alex Rodriguez in federal courtWashington PostA-Rod’s career numbers and what could have beenCBSSports.comWith A-Rod out, Yankees have […]

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Sports

Alex Rodriguez suspended for 2014 season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNew York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for the entire 2014 season, as an independent arbitrator upheld the majority of a 211-game suspension Major League Baseball assessed him in August. The Satruday ruling by Fredric Horowitz …Arbitrator’s Ruling Banishes the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez for a SeasonNew York TimesA-Rod’s Ban Reduced to 162 […]